Lab Name: National Center for Research Demokritos (NCSRD), Institute of Nano science and Nanotechnology (INN) , Nanoporous Membranes and Materials for Energy and Environmental Laboratory (MESL)

Description of Organisation: The Membranes for Energy and Environmental Laboratory (MESL) at the National Centre for Scientific Research Demokritos ( is a specialized center for the preparation, structural characterization and applications of membranes. The MESL group has permanent staff of 30 researchers and Ph.D. graduate students and has been at the forefront of developing innovative combinations of in-situ experimental techniques aiming at the monitoring and controlling the evolution of nanostructure during their synthesis and their applications. The activities include the preparation of novel membranes and nanoporous materials such as

  • carbon nanostructures (carbon nanotubes arrays , graphene etc.) for gas and liquid phase separations, hydrogen storage, desalination, waste water treatment and other applications (super capacitors, sensors, photocatalytic conversion etc.
  • hollow fiber membranes, ionic liquids and zeolitic membranes, CVD modified ceramic membranes for CO2 capture
  • polymer nanocomposites etc

List of recent Publications:

  1. “Poly(ethylene oxide)- b -Poly(propylene oxide) amphiphilic block copolymer-mediated growth of silver nanoparticles and their antibacterial behavior”, Perdikaki, A. V., Tsitoura, P., Vermisoglou, E. C., Kanellopoulos, N. K., Karanikolos, G. N., (2013) Langmuir, 29 (36), pp. 11479-11488.
  2. “Development of new drug delivery system based on ordered mesoporous carbons: Characterisation and cytocompatibility studies”, Karavasili, C., Amanatiadou, E. P., Sygellou, L., Giasafaki, D. K., Steriotis, T. A., Charalambopoulou, G. C., Vizirianakis, I. S., Fatouros, D. G., (2013) Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 1 (25), pp. 3167-3174.
  3. “H2/D2 adsorption and desorption studies on carbon molecular sieves with different pore structures”, Krkljus, I., Steriotis, T., Charalambopoulou, G., Gotzias, A., Hirscher, M. (2013) Carbon, 57, pp. 239-247.
  4. “A hydrogen sorption study on a Pd-doped CMK-3 type ordered mesoporous carbon”, Giasafaki, D., Charalambopoulou, G., Bourlinos, A., Stubos, A., Gournis, D., Steriotis, T. (2013) Adsorption, 19 (2-4), pp. 803-811.
  5. “The effect of compositional changes on the structural and hydrogen storage properties of (La-Ce)Ni5 type intermetallics towards compounds suitable for metal hydride hydrogen compression”, Odysseos, M., De Rango, P., Christodoulou, C.N., Hlil, E.K., Steriotis, T., Karagiorgis, G., Charalambopoulou, G., Papapanagiotou, T., Ampoumogli, A., Psycharis, V., Koultoukis, E., Fruchart, D., Stubos, A. (2013) Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 580 (SUPPL1), pp. S268-S270.
  6. “Effect of surface functionalities on gas adsorption in microporous carbons: A grand canonical Monte Carlo study”, Gotzias, A., Tylianakis, E., Froudakis, G., Steriotis, T. (2013) Adsorption, 19 (2-4), pp. 745-756.
  7. “Experimental and theoretical study of D2/H2 quantum sieving in a carbon molecular sieve”, Gotzias, A., Charalambopoulou, G., Ampoumogli, A., Krkljus, I., Hirscher, M., Steriotis, T. (2013) Adsorption, 19 (2-4), pp. 373-379.
  8. “Enhanced CO2 capture in binary mixtures of 1-Alkyl-3- methylimidazolium tricyanomethanide ionic liquids with water”, Romanos, G.E., Zubeir, L.F., Likodimos, V., Falaras, P., Kroon, M.C., Iliev, B., Adamova, G., Schubert, T.J.S. (2013) Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 117 (40), pp. 12234-12251.
  9. “Hybrid ultrafiltration/photocatalytic membranes for efficient water treatment”, Romanos, G.E., Athanasekou, C.P., Likodimos, V., Aloupogiannis, P., Falaras, P. (2013) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 52 (39), pp. 13938-13947.
  10. “Photocatalytic behaviour of nanocarbon-TiO2 composites and immobilization into hollow fibres”, Pastrana-Martínez, L.M., Morales-Torres, S., Papageorgiou, S.K., Katsaros, F.K., Romanos, G.E., Figueiredo, J.L., Faria, J.L., Falaras, P., Silva, A.M.T. (2013) Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 142-143, pp. 101-111.
  11. “Ionic liquid redox electrolytes based on binary mixtures of 1-alkyl-methylimidazolium tricyanomethanide with 1-methyl-3- ropylimidazolium iodide and implication in dye-sensitized solar cells”, Bidikoudi, M., Stergiopoulos, T., Likodimos, V., Romanos, G.E., Francisco, M., Iliev, B., Adamová, G., Schubert, T.J.S., Falaras, P. (2013) Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1 (35), pp. 10474-10486.
  12. “Zeolite imidazolate framework-ionic liquid hybrid membranes for highly selective CO2 separation”, Tzialla, O., Veziri, C., Papatryfon, X., Beltsios, K.G., Labropoulos, A., Iliev, B., Adamova, G., Schubert, T.J.S., Kroon, M.C., Francisco, M., Zubeir, L.F., Romanos, G.E., Karanikolos, G.N. (2013) Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117 (36), pp. 18434-18440.
  13. “Ionic liquids for CO2 capture”, Stiemke, F., Adamová, G., Iliev, B., Schubert, T.J.S., Romanos, G., Kroon, M. (2013) Technical Proceedings of the 2013 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2013, 3, pp. 705-707.
  14. “Alkyl-methylimidazolium tricyanomethanide ionic liquids under extreme confinement onto nanoporous ceramic membranes”, Labropoulos, A.I., Romanos, G.E., Kouvelos, E., Falaras, P., Likodimos, V., Francisco, M., Kroon, M.C., Iliev, B., Adamova, G., Schubert, T.J.S. (2013) Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117 (19), pp. 10114-10127.
  15. “Inorganic-organic core-shell titania nanoparticles for efficient visible light activated photocatalysis”, Moustakas, N.G., Kontos, A.G., Likodimos, V., Katsaros, F., Boukos, N., Tsoutsou, D., Dimoulas, A., Romanos, G.E., Dionysiou, D.D., Falaras, P. (2013) Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 130-131, pp. 14-24.
  16. “Effect of copper and copper alginate treatment on wool fabric. Study of textile and antibacterial properties”, Heliopoulos, N.S., Papageorgiou, S.K., Galeou, A., Favvas, E.P., Katsaros, F.K., Stamatakis, K. (2013) Surface and Coatings Technology, 235, pp. 24-31.
  17. “Calibration of tapping AFM cantilevers and uncertainty estimation: Comparison between different methods”, Georgakaki, D., Mitridis, S., Sapalidis, A.A., Mathioulakis, E., Polatoglou, H.M. (2013) Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, 46 (10), pp. 4274-4281.
  18. “Effect of air gap on gas permeance/selectivity performance of BTDA-TDI/MDI copolyimide hollow fiber membranes”, Favvas, E.P., Papageorgiou, S.K., Nolan, J.W., Stefanopoulos, K.L., Mitropoulos, A.C. (2013) Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 130 (6), pp. 4490-4499.
  19. “In situ SAXS investigation of dibromomethane adsorption in ordered mesoporous silica”, Favvas, E.P., Stefanopoulos, K.L., Vairis, A., Nolan, J.W., Joensen, K.D., Mitropoulos, A.C. (2013) Adsorption, 19 (2-4), pp. 331-338.
  20. “In situ small angle X-ray scattering and benzene adsorption on polymer-based carbon hollow fiber membranes”, Favvas, E.P., Stefanopoulos, K.L., Papageorgiou, S.K., Mitropoulos, A.C. (2013) Adsorption, 19 (2-4), pp. 225-233.
  21. “A novel method for improving the physicochemical properties of diesel and jet fuel using polyaspartate polymer additives”, Tsanaktsidis, C. G., Christidis, S. G., Favvas, E. P. Fuel 104, pp. 155–162, (2013)
  22. “Natural resins and their application in antifouling fuel technology Part I: Improving the physicochemical properties of diesel fuel using natural resin polymers as a removable additives”, Tsanaktsidis, C. G., Favvas, E. P., Scaltsoyiannes, A. A., Christidis, S. G., Katsidi, E. X., Scaltsoyiannes, A. V. Fuel Proc. Techn. 114, pp. 135–143, 2013
  23. “Pore structure, interface properties and photocatalytic efficiency of hydration/dehydration derived TiO2/CNT composites”, S.M. Miranda, G.Em. Romanos, V. Likodimos, R.R.N. Marques, E.P. Favvas, F.K. Katsaros, K.L. Stefanopoulos, V.J.P. Vilar, J.L. Faria, P. Falaras, A.M.T. Silvaa, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2014) 147, 65– 81. IF=6.007
  24. “Visible light active TiO2 photocatalytic filtration membranes with improved permeability and low energy consumption”, N.G. Moustakas, F.K. Katsaros, A.G. Kontos, G.Em. Romanos, D.D. Dionysiou,P. Falaras, Catalysis Today (2014) 224, 56-69. IF=3.309
  25. “Intercalation study of low-molecular-weight hyperbranched polyethyleneimine into graphite oxide”, T. Tsoufis, F. Katsaros, Z. Sideratou, B.J. Kooi, M.A. Karakassides, A. Siozios, Chemistry – A European Journal (2014) 20, 8129-8137 IF= 5.696
  26. Tailor-made graphite oxide-DAB poly(propylene imine) dendrimer intercalated hybrids and their potential for efficient CO2 adsorption”, Tsoufis, T , Katsaros, F. , Sideratou, Z., Romanos, G., Ivashenko, O., Rudolf, P., Kooi, B.J., Papageorgiou, S., Karakassides, M.A., Chemical Communications (2014) 50, 10967-10970 IF=6.718
  27. “CO2 Capture by Novel Supported Ionic Liquid Phase Systems Consisting of Silica Nanoparticles Encapsulating Amine-Functionalized Ionic Liquids”, G.E. Romanos, P.S. Schulz, M. Bahlmann, P. Wasserscheid, A. Sapalidis, F.K. Katsaros, C.P. Athanasekou, K. Beltsios, N.K. Kanellopoulos, J. Phys. Chem. C (2014), 118, 24437−24451 IF= 4.835
  28. “High purity multi-walled carbon nanotubes: Preparation, characterization and performance as filler materials in co-polyimide hollow fiber membranes”, E.P. Favvas, S.F. Nitodas, A.A. Stefopoulos, S.K. Papageorgiou, K.L. Stefanopoulos and A.C. Mitropoulos, Separation & Purification Technology (2014) 122 262-269. IF= 3.065
  29. “Mixed matrix hollow fiber membranes with enhanced gas permeation properties”, E.P. Favvas, K.L. Stefanopoulos, J.W. Nolan, S.K. Papageorgiou and A.C. Mitropoulos and D. Lairez, Separation & Purification Technology (2014) 132 336-345. IF= 3.065
  1. “In situ SAXS study of dibromomethane adsorption on MCM-41”, E.P. Favvas, K.L. Stefanopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos and N.K. Kanellopoulos, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, in press, 2014. IF=3.209
  2. “A new fuel (D-BD-J) from conventional diesel, biodiesel and JP8 blending”, C.G. Tsanaktsidis, E.P. Favvas, G.T. Tzilantonis, A.V. Scaltsoyiannes, Fuel Proc. Techn. (2014) 127, 66–71. IF=3.707
  3. “H2O removal from diesel and JP8 fuels: A comparison study between synthetic and natural dehydration agents”, E.P. Favvas, C.G. Tsanaktsidis, G.T. Tzilantonis, S.G. Christidis, J. Engin. Sci. Tech. Review (2014) 7, 104–108. IF= Pending
  4. “Carbon dioxide permeation study through carbon hollow fiber membranes at pressures up to 55 bar”, E.P. Favvas, Separ. Purif. Technol. (2014) 134, 158–162. IF=3.534
  5. “CO2 Capture Efficiency, Corrosion Properties, and Ecotoxicity Evaluation of Amine Solutions Involving Newly Synthesized Ionic Liquids”, X. Papatryfon, N. Heliopoulos, I. Molchan, L. Zubeir, N. Bezemer, M. Arfanis, A. Kontos, V. Likodimos, B. Iliev, G.Romanos, P.Falaras, K. Stamatakis, K. Beltsios, M.Kroon, G.Thompson, J. Klöckner, T.Schubert, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (2014) 53, 12083−12102. IF 2.235
  6. “Experimental investigation of the transport mechanism of several gases during the CVD post-treatment of nanoporous membranes”, A. Labropoulos, C. Athanasekou, N. Kakizis, A. Sapalidis, G. Pilatos, G. Romanos, N. Kanellopoulos, Chemical Engineering Journal (2014) 255 377–393. IF 4.058
  7. “Phase behavior and permeability of Alkyl-methyl-imidazolium tricyanomethanide Ionic Liquids supported in nanoporous membranes”, O. Tzialla, A. Labropoulos, A. Panou, M. Sanopoulou, E. Kouvelos, C.Athanasekou, K. Beltsios, V. Likodimos, P. Falaras, G.Romanos, Separation and Purification Technology (2014) 135, 22–34. IF 3.065
  8. “CO2 Captured in Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks: Raman Spectroscopic Analysis of Uptake and Host–Guest Interactions”, A. Kontos, V. Likodimos, C.Veziri, E. Kouvelos, N.Moustakas, G.Karanikolos, G.Romanos , P.Falaras, ChemSusChem (2014) 7, 1696–1702. IF 7.117
  9. “Prototype composite membranes of partially reduced graphene oxide/TiO2 for photocatalytic ultrafiltration water treatment under visible light”, C. Athanasekou, S. Morales-Torres, V. Likodimos, G. Romanos, L. Pastrana-Martinez P. Falaras, J. L. Faria, J. L. Figueiredo, A. M.T. Silva, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2014) 158-159, 361-372. IF 6.007
  10. “Corrosion behaviour of mild steel in 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium tricyanomethanide ionic liquids for CO2 capture applications”, I. Molchan, G. Thompson, R. Lindsay, P. Skeldon, V. Likodimos, G. Romanos, P. Falaras, G. Adamova, B. Iliev and T. Schubert, RSC Adv. (2014) 4, 5300-5311. IF 3.708
  11. “Controlled surface functionalization of multiwall carbon nanotubes by HNO3 hydrothermal oxidation”, V. Likodimos, T. Steriotis, S. Papageorgiou, G. Romanos, R.R.N. Marques, R. P. Rocha, J.L. Faria, M. F.R. Pereira, J.L. Figueiredo, A.M.T. Silva, P. Falaras, Carbon, 2014, 69, 311-326. IF 6.160
  12. “One-step, in situ growth of unmodified graphene – magnetic nanostructured composites”, G. G. Pilatos, E. Vermisoglou, A. Perdikaki, E. Devlin, G. Pappas, G. Romanos, N. Boukos, T. Giannakopoulou, C. Trapalis, N. Kanellopoulos, G.Karanikolos, Carbon (2014) 66, 467 –475. IF 6.160
  1. “Reduced graphene oxide/iron carbide nanocomposites for magnetic and supercapacitor applications”, E. Vermisoglou , E. Devlin, T. Giannakopoulou, G. Romanos, N. Boukos, V. Psycharis, C. Lei, C. Lekakou, D. Petridis, C. Trapalis, Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2014) 590, 102–109. IF 2.726
  1. “Arsenite remediation by an amine-rich graphitic carbon nitride synthesized by a novel low-temperature method” C. Daikopoulos,, Y. Georgiou,, A.B. Bourlinos,, M. Baikousi, M. Karakassides, R. Zboril, Th. Steriotis, Y. Deligiannakis. Chemical Engineering Journal, (2014) 256, pp. 347-355. IF=4.058
  2. “Hydrogen sorption properties of Pd-doped carbon molecular sieves”, D. Giasafaki, G. Charalambopoulou, C. Tampaxis, A. Stubos, T. Steriotis. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2014) 39 (18), pp. 9830-9836. IF= 2.930
  3. “A complete transport validated model on a zeolite membrane for carbon dioxide permeance and capture”, E.I. Gkanas, T.A. Steriotis, A.K. Stubos, P. Myler, S.S. Makridis, Applied Thermal Engineering, (2014) Article in Press. IF=2.624
  4. “The required level of isosteric heat for the adsorptive/storage delivery of H2 in the UiO series of MOF’s”, K.V. Kumar, G. Charalambopoulou, M. Kainourgiakis, A. Gotzias, A. Stubos, T. Steriotis RSC Advances, 4 (2014) (85), pp. 44848-44851. IF=3.708
  5. “Hydrogen storage properties of Pd-doped thermally oxidized single wall carbon nanohorns”, D. Giasafaki, G. Charalambopoulou, Ch. Tampaxis, D. Mirabile Gattia, A. Montone, G. Barucca, Th. Steriotis , Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2015) 645, S485-S489. IF= 2.999
  6. “Hydrogen desorption and cycling properties of composites based on mesoporous carbons and a LiBH4-Ca(BH4)2 eutectic mixture”, A. Ampoumogli, G. Charalambopoulou, P. Javadian, B. Richter, T.R. Jensen, Th. Steriotis , Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2015) 645, S480-S484 IF= 2.999
  7. “Insights on the physical adsorption of hydrogen and methane in UiO series of MOF’s using molecular simulations”, K. Vasanth Kumar, G. Charalambopoulou, M. Kainourgiakis, A. Stubos, Th. Steriotis, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry (2015) 1061, 36–45 IF= 1.545
  8. “Adsorption in micro and mesoporous slit carbons with oxygen surface functionalities”, A. Gotzias, E Tylianakis, G. Froudakis, Th. Steriotis, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials (2015) 209, 141-149 IF= 3.453
  9. “Nanoporous spongy graphene: Potential applications for hydrogen adsorption and selective gas separation”, N. Kostoglou, G. Constantinides, G. Charalambopoulou, Th. Steriotis, K. Polychronopoulou, Y. Li, K. Liao, V. Ryzhkov, C. Mitterer, C. Rebholz, Thin Solid Films (2015) 596, 242–249 IF= 1.922
  10. “Enhanced gas-sorption properties of a high surface area, ultramicroporous magnesium formate”, I. Spanopoulos, I. Bratsos, Ch. Tampaxis, A. Kourtellaris, A. Tasiopoulos, G. Charalambopoulou, T. A. Steriotis, P. N. Trikalitis, CrystEngComm (2015) 17, 532-539 IF= 4.034
  11. “A complete transport validated model on a zeolite membrane for carbon dioxide permeance and capture”, E.I. Gkanas, T.A. Steriotis, A.K. Stubos, P. Myler, S.S.Makridis, Applied Thermal Engineering (2015) 74, 36-46 IF= 2.739
  12. “Synthesis of nanoporous graphene oxide adsorbents by freeze-drying or microwave radiation: Characterization and hydrogen storage properties”, N. Kostoglou, V. Tzitzios, A.G. Kontos, K. Giannakopoulos, Ch. Tampaxis, A. Papavasiliou, G. Charalambopoulou, Th. Steriotis, Y. Li, K. Liao, K. Polychronopoulou, C. Mitterer, C. Rebholz, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2015) 40, 6844-6852 IF= 3.659
  13. “Comparing hydrogen sorption in different Pd-doped pristine and surface-modified nanoporous carbons”, D. Giasafaki, G. Charalambopoulou, Ch. Tampaxis, K. Dimos, D. Gournis, A. Stubos, Th. Steriotis, Carbon, in press (Available online 23 October 2015) IF= 6.890
  14. “On the orientation of N2 and CO2 molecules adsorbed in slit pore models with oxidised graphitic surface”, A. Gotzias, G. Charalambopoulou, T. Steriotis, Molecular Simulation in press (Published online: 05 Aug 2015) IF= 1.133
  15. “Anomalous Depletion of Pore-Confined Carbon Dioxide upon Cooling below the Bulk Triple Point: An in Situ Neutron Diffraction Study”, K.L. Stefanopoulos, F.K. Katsaros, Th.A. Steriotis, A.A. Sapalidis, M. Thommes, D.T. Bowron, and T.G.A. Youngs, Physical Review Letters in press IF= 7.512
  16. “Helium and hydrogen selective carbon hollow fiber membranes: the effect of pyrolysis isothermal time”, E.P. Favvas, N.S. Heliopoulos, S.K. Papageorgiou, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, G.C. Kapantaidakis, N.K. Kanellopoulos, Separ. Purif. Technol. (2015) 142, 176–181. IF=3.494
  17. “An in situ antimicrobial 1 susceptibility testing method based on in vivo measurements of chlorophyll a fluorescence”, N.S. Heliopoulos, A. Galeou, S.K. Papageorgiou, E.P. Favvas, F.K. Katsaros, K. Stamatakis, J. Microbiol. Methods (2015) 112, 49–54. IF=2.338
  18. “MWCNT’s/Resin Nanocomposites: Structural, Thermal, Mechanical And Dielectric Investigation”, N.D. Alexopoulos, E.P. Favvas, A. Vairis, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, J. Eng. Sci. Tech. Review (2015) 8(4), 7–14. IF= (pending)
  19. “Water removal from biodiesel/diesel blends and jet fuel using natural resin as dehydration agent”, C.G. Tsanaktsidis, E.P. Favvas, G.T. Tzilantonis, S.G. Christidis, E.Ch. Katsidi, A.V. Scaltsoyiannes, Canad. J. Chem. Engin. (2015) 99, 1812–1818. IF=01.231
  20. “Characterization of natural resin materials using water adsorption and various advanced techniques”, E.P. Favvas, E.P. Kouvelos, S.K. Papageorgiou, C.G. Tsanaktsidis, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, Appl. Phys. A-Mater. (2015) 119, 735–743. IF=1.704
  21. “In situ SAXS study of dibromomethane adsorption on MCM-41”, E.P. Favvas, K.L. Stefanopoulos, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, N.K. Kanellopoulos, Microp. Mesop. Mater. (2015) 209, 122–125. IF=3.552
  22. “Study of Cu(II) removal by Cystoseira crinitophylla biomass in batch and continuous flow biosorption”, A.K. Christoforidis, A. Lazaridou, S. Orfanidis, S.K. Papageorgiou, E.P. Favvas, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, Chem. Eng. J. (2015) 277, 334–340. IF=4.621
  1. “A facile approach for the development of fine-tuned self-standing graphene oxide membranes and their gas and vapor separation performance”, G. Romanos, L.M. Pastrana-Martínez, T. Tsoufis, C. Athanasekou, E. Galata, F. Katsaros, E. Favvas, K. Beltsios, E. Siranidi, P. Falaras, V. Psycharis, A.M.T. Silva, J. Membr. Sci. (2015) 493, 734-747. IF=5.323
  2. “On the Formation of Nanobubbles in Vycor Porous Glass during the Desorption of Halogenated Hydrocarbons”, A.C. Mitropoulos, K.L. Stefanopoulos, E.P. Favvas, E.F. Vansant, N. Hankins, Scientific Reports (2015) 5,10943. IF=5.578
  3. “Phenol functionalized MWCNT’s: A dispersion study into polarsolvents by small angle neutron scattering”, E.P. Favvas, K.L. Stefanopoulos, A.A. Stefopoulos, S.F. Nitodas, A.Ch. Mitropoulos, D. Lairez, Colloid Surface A (2015) in press, DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.11.062. IF=2.832
  4. “In-situ growth of capping-free magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles on liquid-phase exfoliated grapheme”, T. Tsoufis, Z. Syrgiannis, N. Akhtar, M. Prato, F. Katsaros, Z. Sideratou, A. Kouloumpis, D. Gournis, and P. Rudolf, Nanoscale, 7, 8995-9003 (2015). IF=7.394
  5. “Carbon Nanotube Selective Membranes with Subnanometer, Vertically Aligned Pores, and Enhanced Gas Transport Properties”, Labropoulos, A., Veziri, C., Kapsi, M., Pilatos, G., Likodimos, V., Tsapatsis, M., Kanellopoulos, N.K., Romanos, G.E., Karanikolos, G.N., Chemistry of Materials, 27 (24), pp. 8198-8210. (2015) IF=8.354
  6. “Ceramic photocatalytic membranes for water filtration under UV and visible light”, C.P. Athanasekou, N.G. Moustakas, S. Morales-Torres, L.M. Pastrana-Martínez, J.L, Figueiredo, J.L. Faria, A.M.T. Silva, J.M. Dona-Rodriguez, G.E. Romanos, P. Falaras, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 178, pp. 12-19. (2015) IF=7.435
  1. “Development of a novel experimental apparatus for hydrate equilibrium measurements”, P. Kastanidis, G.E Romanos, V.K. Michalis, I.G Economou, A.K. Stubos, I.N. Tsimpanogiannis,
  2. “Effect of hydrothermal reaction time and alkaline conditions on the electrochemical properties of reduced graphene oxide”, E.C. Vermisoglou, T., Giannakopoulou, G. Romanos, M. Giannouri, N. Boukos, C. Lei, C. Lekakou, C. Trapalis, Applied Surface Science, Article in Press. (2015) IF=2.711
  3. “Non-activated high surface area expanded graphite oxide for supercapacitors”, E.C. Vermisoglou, T. Giannakopoulou, G.E. Romanos, N. Boukos, M. Giannouri, C. Lei, C. Lekakou, C. Trapalis, Applied Surface Science, Article in Press. (2015) IF=2.711
  4. “Solubility and Diffusivity of CO2 in the Ionic Liquid 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Tricyanomethanide within a Large Pressure Range (0.01 MPa to 10 MPa)”, L.F. Zubeir, G.E. Romanos, W.M.A. Weggemans, B. Iliev, T.J.S Schubert, M.C. Kroon, Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 60 (6), pp. 1544-1562. (2015) IF=2.037
  5. “Microscopic study of the corrosion behaviour of mild steel in ionic liquids for CO2 capture applications”, I.S. Molchan, G.E. Thompson, P. Skeldon, R. Lindsay, J. Walton, E. Kouvelos, G.E. Romanos, P. Falaras, A.G. Kontos, M. Arfanis, E. Siranidi, L.F. Zubeir, M.C. Kroon, J. Klöckner, B. Iliev, T.J.S. Schubert, RSC Advances, 5 (44), pp. 35181-35194. (2015) IF=3.840

Older Publications

  1. Yoo W.C., Kumar S., Wang Z., Ergang N.S., Fan W., Karanikolos G.N., McCormick A.V., Penn R.L., Tsapatsis M., Stein A., “Nanoscale reactor engineering: Hydrothermal synthesis of uniform zeolite particles in massively parallel reaction chambers”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 47(47), 9096-9099 (2008). Παρουσιάστηκε στο Εξώφυλλο του περιοδικού.

  2. Karanikolos G.N., García H., Corma A. and Tsapatsis M., “Growth of AlPO4-5 and CoAPO-5 Films from Amorphous Seeds”, Microporous Mesoporous Mater., 115(1-2), 11-22 (2008).

  3. Veziri Ch. M., Pilatos G., Karanikolos G.N., Lambropoulos A., Kordatos K., Rigopoulou-Kaselouri V., Kanellopoulos N.K., “Growth and Optimization of Carbon Nanotubes in Activated Carbon by Catalytic Chemical Vapour Deposition”, Microporous Mesoporous Mater., 110(1), 41-50 (2008).

  4. Karanikolos G.N., Alexandridis P., and Mountziaris T.J., “Growth of ZnSe and CdSe Nanostructures in Self-Assembled Block Copolymer-Stabilized Templates”, Mater. Sci. Eng. B, 152(1-3), 66-71 (2008).

  5. Vermisoglou E. C., Pilatos G., Romanos G. E., Karanikolos G. N., Boukos N., Mertis K., Kakizis N.Κ., Kanellopoulos N. K., “Synthesis and Characterization of Carbon Nanotube-Modified Anodised Alumina Membranes”, Microporous Mesoporous Mater., 110(1), 25-36 (2008).

  6. Vermisoglou E. C., Romanos G. E., Tzitzios V., Karanikolos G.N, Akylas V., Delimitis A., Pilatos G., Kanellopoulos N. K., ‘’Synthesis of nanocrystalline gold-carbon nanotube composites and evaluation of their sorption and catalytic properties’’, Microporous Mesoporous Mater, in press,2008

  7. A. Labropoulos, G. E. Romanos, G. I. Pilatos, N. K. Kakizis, E. P. Favvas and N. K. Kanellopoulos, “Investigating the evolution of N2 transport mechanism during the post treatment of silica membranes by application of a cyclic chemical vapour deposition method”, Microp. Mesop. Mater., 110, 2008, 11 – 24.

  8. Nitodas S. F., Favvas E. P., Romanos G. E., Papadopoulou M. A., Mitropoulos A. Ch. and Kanellopoulos N. K. “Synthesis and Characterization of Hydrogen Selective Silica-based Membranes”, J. of Porous Materials, 15 (5), 2008, 551 – 557.

  9. Favvas E. P., Kouvelos E. P., Romanos G. E., Pilatos G. Ι., Mitropoulos A. Ch. and Kanellopoulos N. K. “Characterization of highly selective microporous carbon hollow fibre membranes prepared from a commercial co-polyimide precursor”, J. of Porous Materials, 15 (6), 2008, 625 – 633.

  10. Favvas E. P. and Mitropoulos A. Ch. “What is spinodal decomposition?”, J. of Engin. Sci. and Tech. Review ,1, 2008, 25 – 27.

  11. Romanos G. E., Vangeli O. C., Stefanopoulos K. L., Kouvelos E. P., Papageorgiou S. K., E. P. Favvas and Kanellopoulos N. K. “Methods of evaluating pore morphology in hybrid organic-inorganic porous materials”, Microp. Mesop. Mater., in press, 2008, DOI 10.1016/j.micromes

  12. Favvas E. P., Sapalidis A. A., Stefanopoulos K. L., Romanos G. E., Kanellopoulos N. K., Kargiotis E. K. and Mitropoulos A. Ch. “Characterisation of carbonate rocks by combination of scattering, porosimetry and permeability techniques”, Microp. Mesop. Mater., in press, 2008, DOI 10.1016/j.micromeso.2008

  13. Lambropoulos A., Romanos G.E., Steriotis Th., Nolan J., Katsaros F., Kouvelos E.P., Kanellopoulos N.K., “Development of an Innovative Mercury intrusion technique to examine defects plugging after CVD treatment of NF composite membranes” J. Porous Mat., 15, 83-91 (2008

  14. Papageorgiou S.K., Kouvelos E.P. and Katsaros F.K., “Calcium alginate beads from Laminaria digitata for the removal of Cu+2 and Cd+2 from dilute aqueous metal solutions” Desalination,224, 293-306 (2008)

  15. Steriotis Th.A., Stefanopoulos, K.L., Katsaros, F.K., Gläser, R., Hannon, A.C., Ramsay, J.D.F., “In situ neutron diffraction study of adsorbed carbon dioxide in a nanoporous material: Monitoring the adsorption mechanism and the structural characteristics of the confined phase”, Physical Review B – Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 78 (11), 115424 (2008). Η δημοσίευση αυτή επιλέχθηκε και για το περιοδικό Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, October 6, 2008 issue.

  16. Athanasekou C. P.,  Papageorgiou S.K., Kaselouri V.,  Katsaros F.K., Kakizis N.K., Sapalidis A.A. and N.K. Kanellopoulos, “Development of hybrid alginate/ceramic membranes for Cd2+ removal”, Microporous Mesoporous Mater, in press, 2008.

  17. Kakizis N. K., Pilatos G., Andrianopoulos P., Kartel N., Romanos G.E., Grigoriev A. and Kanellopoulos N.K., “Bactericidal and Catalytic Degradation properties of high specific-surface spherical carbon absorbents impregnated with metal salts for medical and packaging applications”, BIOMATERIALS, in press, 2008.

  18. Bourlinos A.; Steriotis Th.; Zboril R.; Georgakilas V.; Stubos A.; “Direct synthesis of carbon nanosheets by the solid-state pyrolysis of betaine”, J. Mater. Sci. accepted

  19. Gamari-Seale, H.; Troyanchuk, I.O.; Sazonov, A.P.; Stefanopoulos, K.L.; Toebbens D.M. “Structure and magnetic order in La 0.7Ca0.3Mn0.5Co0.5O3 andLa0.8Sr0.2Mn0.5Co0.5O3 perovskites”, Physica B, 2008, 403, 2924-2929.

  20. Labropoulos A.I., Romanos G.E., Karanikolos G.N., Katsaros F.K., Kakizis N.K. and Kanellopoulos N.K., “Comparative study of the rate and locality of silica deposition during the CVD treatment of porous membranes with TEOS and TMOS”, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. (2008) doi:10.1016/j.micromeso.2008.08.063.

  21. Todorova N., Giannakopoulou T., Romanos G., Vaimakis T., Yu J. and Trapalis C.C., “Preparation of fluorine-doped TiO2 photocatalysts with controlled crystalline structure”, International Journal of Photoenergy 2008.

  22. Kakizis N.K., Pilatos G., Tsigonias M.K., Andrianopoulos P. and Kanellopoulos N.K., “Printing Process Optimisation of high specific surface carbon adsorbing microspheres in multilayer assemblies of improved gas-barrier properties for environmental and packaging applications”,  J. of Imaging Science & Technology, in press, 2008.